Jim Arwine ©Stars and StripesIllesheim, West Germany, December, 1977: Soldiers struggle through the obstacle course at Storck Barracks during the Nicholas Minue Challenge Cup competition, named in honor of a World War II Medal of Honor recipient. The Bundeswehr's 262nd Parachute Battalion captured first place in the event, in which nine 25-man teams from German and American military units took part.

RELATED MATERIAL: Stars and Stripes' 1977 story about the competition.

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